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With over 700 pages of information, articles include:

Design of the Oscars by Academy Award winner Arnold Schwartzman; Oscar Marine – Publicity, city and art; Book of common worship by Derek Birdsall; Letterpress at the RCA, London by Jeremy Myerson; Typographica (new series) by Herbert Spencer; Jan Tschichold’s work for the Bücherkreis; The Graphic Design of Punkzines; Eric Kindel on Stencilwork in America 1850-1900; Typefaces of Karlgeorg Hoefer; Alpine mapping by Martin Gamache; Fascist style by Steven Heller; Letters of Memorial (coffin plates) by Martin Andrews; Publication ‘Ballet’ with images by Alexey Brodovitch; Kerry William Purcell about the magazine Photography; Printer Giles Blaine by Rob Banham; Jean Widmer’s modernism for french design by Philippe Apeloig; Modern cover design in the 50s and 60s; Sigi Odermatt on his friend Max Huber; Playful modernist Rudolph de Harak.

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‘Oscar Mariné – publicity, city and art’ by Daniel Giralt-Miracle. Baseline 32, 2000.
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‘Common Worship: chapter & verse’ by Robin Kinross. Baseline 33, 2001.
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Detail: ‘Common Worship: chapter & verse’
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‘Do It Yourself: the graphic design of punk zines’ by Steven Heller. Baseline 34, 2001.
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Detail: ‘Do It Yourself: the graphic design of punk zines’
’Cult of the Cradle – Fascist Style for IL Duce's Children’ by Steven Heller. Baseline 39, 2002.
’Cult of the Cradle – Fascist Style for IL Duce’s Children’ by Steven Heller. Baseline 39, 2002.
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‘Giles Balne’ by Rob Banham. Baseline 43, 2003.
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Detail: ‘Giles Balne’
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Double page spread featuring ‘Vauxhall Farewell Gala’ poster, 1830, from the article ‘Giles Balne’
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Detail: ‘Vauxhall Farewell Gala’ poster. Three colour woodcut type.
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Baseline issues 47–61
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Again, such a variety and mix of typographical themes. Every page is a surprise, bringing news, knowledge and inspiration to the reader. A little teaser and introduction about the issues 47-61:

Alan Fletcher’s alphabet monograms; Jan Tschichold at Penguin; Herbert Matter and typo compositions by Armin Hoffmann; Victor Koen’s surreal alphabets explained by Steven Heller; Hangul – the korean alphabet; Berthold’s 1924 Hebrew type catalogue; Tom Eckersley and the LCP by Paul Rennie; The Thackery Alphabet; Printers Ornaments by Simon Loxley; Edward Wright – pioneer of British graphic design; Min Wang and the Beijing Olympic Games; David Gentleman’s messages of ethical design; Luc(as) de Groot by Jan Middendorp; Ivan Chermayeff and HINT; Ken Campbell’s artist’s books by Ken Garland; helmut schmid: west and east – hendrik werkman and fumio tachibana; ‘secret assignment’ for book covers of Len Deighton’s spy stories; Geometrics by former RCA tutor and furniture designer Frank Guille; Matthew Carter by Margaret Re.

'Jan Tschichold at Penguin Books' by Richard B Doubleday. Baseline 49. 2006.
‘Jan Tschichold at Penguin Books’ by Richard B Doubleday. Baseline 49. 2006.
'Eckersley & LCP' by Paul Rennie. Baseline 51, 2007.
‘Eckersley & LCP’ by Paul Rennie. Baseline 51, 2007.
'The Graphic Language of Min Wang' by Richard B. Doubleday and Stephen Goldstein. Baseline 53, 2007.
‘The Graphic Language of Min Wang’ by Richard B. Doubleday and Stephen Goldstein. Baseline 53, 2007.
Detail: (Top) The Pictograms with frame of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and (bottom) Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Emblam Usage Manual from 'The Graphic Language of Min Wang'.
Detail: (Top) The Pictograms with frame of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and (bottom) Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Emblam Usage Manual from ‘The Graphic Language of Min Wang’.
'Control Print' by Russel arren-Fisher. Baseline 55, 2008.
‘Control Print’ by Russel arren-Fisher. Baseline 55, 2008.
Double page spread featuring papier-mâché mask, Oaxaca, Mexico and Bernard Samson's Face from ' Secret Assignment 2' by Arnold Schwartzman. Baseline 59, 2011.
Double page spread featuring papier-mâché mask, Oaxaca, Mexico and Bernard Samson’s Face from ‘ Secret Assignment 2’ by Arnold Schwartzman. Baseline 59, 2011.
'Geometrics' by Frank Guille. Baseline 60, 2011.
‘Geometrics’ by Frank Guille. Baseline 60, 2011.
Detail: Image from 'Geometrics'.
Detail: Image from ‘Geometrics’.
'West and East, Formal Criteria are Universal: Hendrick Nicolaas Werkman, Fumio Tachibana' by helmut schmid. Baseline 60, 2011.
‘West and East, Formal Criteria are Universal: Hendrick Nicolaas Werkman, Fumio Tachibana’ by helmut schmid. Baseline 60, 2011.
Detail: Images from 'West and East Formal Criteria are Universal: Hendrick Nicolaas Werkman Fumio Tachibana'
Detail: Images from ‘West and East Formal Criteria are Universal: Hendrick Nicolaas Werkman Fumio Tachibana’

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